CILA maintains a physical library at its office at the South Texas College of Law Houston. Attorneys are welcome to visit their offices should they wish to utilize this library. The library includes both primary and secondary resources relevant to representing children in immigration proceedings including resources from the ABA, AILA, ILRC, Texas state law resources and more. The library is constantly growing. For a current list of titles, see below:

ABA Resources

  • Handbook on Questioning Children: A Linguistic Perspective, Third Edition
  • ABA Standards for the Custody, Placement and Care; Legal Representation; and Adjudication of Unaccompanied Alien Children in the United States
  • ABA International Family Law Desk Book, Second Edition

AILA Resources

  • AILA Immigration & Nationality Act, 2015 Edition
  • AILA Immigration & Nationality Act, 2016 Edition
  • AILA Immigration Regulations 6, 20, 22, 28, 42, 45 CFR, 2015 Edition
  • AILA Immigration Regulations 6, 20, 22, 28, 42, 45 CFR, 2016 Edition
  • AILA Immigration Regulations 8 CFR, 2015 Edition
  • AILA Immigration Regulations 8 CFR, 2016 Edition
  • AILA’s Immigration Practice Toolbox
  • AILA’s Immigration Litigation Toolbox
  • AILA’s Asylum Primer, Fifth Edition, by Regina Germain
  • AILA’s Asylum Primer, Seventh Edition, by Dree K. Collopy
  • Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook, Fourteenth Edition
  • Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook, Fifteenth Edition
  • The International Adoption Sourcebook

ILRC Resources

  • Essentials of Asylum Law
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • Removal Defense
  • The U Visa
  • Representing Survivors of Human Trafficking

Texas State Law Resources

  • Family Law Handbook 2016
  • Family Code Plus 2015-2016
  • Family Law Forms 2014, 2016
  • Family Law Forms ♦ Enforcement 2015
  • Civil Trials 2016
  • Civil Forms 2016
  • Texas Rules of Evidence Handbook 2016

Other Resources

  • Fundamentals of Legal Research, Seventh Edition
  • Representing Children in Child Protective Proceedings: Ethical and Practical Dimensions
  • Secondary Traumatic Stress: Self-Care Issues for Clinicians, Researchers, & Educators
  • Transforming the Pain: A Workbook on Vicarious Traumatization
  • Diccionario de Términos Jurídicos
  • Immigration & Refugee Law & Policy, Fifth Edition
  • Children & The Law – Doctrine, Policy, & Practice, Second Edition
  • A Practical Guide to Legal Writing & Legal Method, Second Edition
  • National Juvenile Defense Standards
  • The Anxious Lawyer – An 8 Week Guide to a Joyful & Satisfying Law Practice Through Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Enrique’s Journey
  • Do They Hear You When You Cry